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Chamber Ambassadors 2020-21

The Ambassadors are a group of local, experienced professionals who have a great deal of expertise between them. Their objective is to support the Chamber. Their primary focus is to be of assistance to Chamber members, whether new, longer term or thinking of joining. 

Our new support initiative - that we’re calling the A Team - will make it easier for members to get in touch with Ambassadors. Can the A Team help you? Please get in touch with the Chamber and ask for the Lead Ambassador.  

Ambassadors for 2020-21

Lead Ambassador 
Kate Honey - Mint Design Studio

Clive Spring -  Yoohoo Creative

Emma Waterer - Expert Virtual Assistant Services

Helen Vane -  Go Gecko

Jacqui Moorhouse - Facilitator

Jane Hames - Glide Training

Kelly O'Haire - Seaside Creative

Liana Naylor - Inside Magazines

Leon Ruward -
Sussex Year End Accountants

Mark Owen -  Mocha Furniture

Martin Bloomfield - Seaside Creative

Martin Smith - Martin Smith Learning & Development

Patt Fallon
- Bald Design

Phil Bristow - Nsure

Rachael Dines
- Shake It Up Creative 

Sally Neil Smith - Heaton House

Steve Hobbs -  Warnes Projects

Janes Hames
Glide Training 

Jane Hames is a Director and Lead IT trainer at Glide Training, based in Shoreham-By-Sea. Jane has been an IT Trainer since 1998, experienced in delivering formal training courses, supporting IT change projects, 1 to 1 coaching, consultancy, workshops, floor walking, live remote training, online video training, webinars and course design.

Specializing in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace and company bespoke software, Jane provides training that is enjoyable, interactive, engaging, and highly productive.

Jane has worked with clients such as Boeing, BBC, Conde Nast, Strategy& (part of PWC), RBLI, Moore Stephens LLP, Virgin Holidays, Thales, BAE Systems, Towers Watson LLP, Mitsubishi, EDF Energy, Roche, Varian Medical, Tesco Clubcard, NHS, BA Holidays, Police Staff College, Civil Service Learning, Kreston Reeves, Astins, ASB Law.


Patt Fallon
Bald Designs

Patt Fallon, is the creative bald genius behind Bald Designs Limited, a Graphic Design company based in Europe. Every bald design is made bespoke for each client! No templates or generic styles are produced at Bald Designs and this makes each and every end product completely unique! 

I take great pride in my work and I design everything that is necessary for you to develop and promote your businesses, cost effectively through marketing for print.

Better a bald head than no head at all.


Emma Waterer
Expert Virtual Assistant Services 

I am Emma, the owner of Expert Virtual Assistant Services Ltd. I have been running my business for over 3 years now offering Virtual Assistant Services to small businesses and consultants who just don't have the time to get many of their business tasks done. I have a background of over 20 years in sales and recruitment and have worked with many clients and organisations. I love dealing with people and have really benefited from joining the Worthing and Adur Chamber since I started my business. It's been a great platform for meeting like-minded businesses and building my network in local the area as well as offering invaluable support and training opportunities. I'm certainly proud to be an Ambassador for them and look forward to welcoming more members.


Mark Owen
Mocha Furniture

Mark Owen is the owner of Mocha Furniture Ltd. Based in Worthing, Mocha are experts in supplying commercial furniture solutions for office, hospitality and leisure premises.

For me the role of an Ambassador is to provide a friendly face and ensure all new members feel welcomed, comfortable and included at Chamber events. Nothing worse than standing alone at an event whilst it goes on around you!


Lead Ambassador 
Kate Honey
Mint Design Studio

Mint create, develop and coordinate branding, website, promotional print and marketing. 

We combine creative graphic design, solid technical expertise and great service. We also have the brand new, Mobile Design Studio.

Established 24 years ago, Mint have the expertise to work with all types of organisations who value and need to make the right and a good impression, online and on paper. 

As Lead Ambassador I want to help us become an effective and proactive group of Ambassadors. The Chamber offer a comprehensive range of activities and events and our objective will be to offer our support by keeping current members informed and engaged, by making new members feel welcome and by generating interest in the wider local business community.


Martin Smith
Martin Smith Learning & Development

Martin Smith is a Management Trainer and Executive Coach working with business leaders to develop their management and business communication skills to help them increase performance, both from themselves and their people.

As an Ambassador Martin ensures a warm welcome to any event that he attends, hopefully taking any ‘fear’ out of networking for the first time.


Rachael Dines
Shake It Up Creative 

Rachael Dines, DipM, Chartered Marketer; Rachael is director of Shake It Up Creative Ltd and trained in digital and traditional marketing, PR, copywriting and search engine optimisation. She is an advisor for Enterprise Nation, a mentor for CIM studying members and has been a company Director since 2009. Rachael also studied business marketing at the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago as part of a UKTI scholarship program. She is a regular WiseUp2 host and event speaker, having previously spoken at the WordPress conference WordCamp London, for the Princes Trust Brighton and Hampshire and at Brighton SEO. 


Clive Spring
Yoohoo Creative

With over 30 years experience in graphic design for marketing I run yoohoo creative, a brand agency established in 1997.  As an Ambassador I get to help support local companies by sharing my business experience and to guide small businesses to get the most from being a Chamber member.


Martin Bloomfield
Seaside Creative

Martin is a director of Seaside Creative, an agency that offers a complete service to clients that encompasses every aspect of marketing in the modern world.

We work with clients as a partnership, offering a complete service. We don’t waste time tinkering at the edges, we tackle goals head on and we get results. This means clients can trust us to get on with the campaigns, while they get on with core activities. Dealing with just one agency saves much precious time and hassle too. 

The Chamber has helped me immensely from training, exhibitions to networking events.  Having taken a proactive stance with the Chamber, I think I’m well placed to advise new and prospective members on how to get the best from their membership.    


Steve Hobbs
Warnes Projects

Warnes have been trading for nearly eleven years and in that time most of our work has been in central London, we are a local company but did not carry out much work so looked to the chamber and membership to help introduce ourselves locally. This had a very positive effect and on our representation locally and we have since completed some exciting projects in Worthing and the surrounding area, I am very keen demonstrate the benefit of the Chamber membership and in my role as a ambassador I am happy to help in any way new and existing members. 


Phil Bristow

I run Nsure Chartered Insurance Brokers, part of the Nsure Group of companies in Rowlands Road, Worthing.  We are the only Chartered Insurance Brokers in West Sussex, a status that demonstrates our commitment to professionalism, ethical practice and recognising standards of knowledge and capability. This applies both throughout the organisation and personally, and I am a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, as well being a Past President and current Chair of the Sussex Insurance Institute’s Programme Team.

It is vital that local businesses support and assist each other with knowledge and best practice and I am very happy to be actively involved with the Chamber.


Helen Vane 

I started GoGecko Just over a year ago as a high touch recruitment consultancy providing a personal service to job seekers and companies across Sussex.

The Worthing chamber of commerce have been an integral part of my business from day one providing advice, support and guidance. I am really proud to be an ambassador for the chamber to help spread the word and support new members and be part of a fantastic business community. 


Kelly O'Haire
Seaside Creative

Kelly is a content marketing expert and Director of local agency, Seaside Creative, who recently stepped back from being on our Executive Committee. She is now supporting the Chamber as an Ambassador. She is also an Editor of our Connect magazine and sits on the Chamber's Website committee, helping to keep our digital communication up to speed.


Leon Ruward
Sussex Year End Accountants 

My clients range from large companies to sole traders who appreciate my knowledge and the assurance of being in the hands of a qualified accountant.

The chamber has helped me to promote my company and so becoming an ambassador was a no brainer.

I am proud to be an ambassador of Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce. 

Why? Because I became an accountant to help businesses and individuals to grow and develop, so my role as ambassador allows me give to support and encourage members new and old.

Having been an accountant for over twenty-five years in practice, I have seen the good, the bad and the ugly, so always happy to have a chat often with a smile.


Want to get involved?

Email info@worthingandadurchamber.co.uk for more information